The Garage conversion Specialists Cookham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an garage conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does garage conversion all over Cookham, SL6 9 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of garage conversion over the last ten years and have gained invaluable experience in the construction process but also in ensuring all our customers receive great service.
The best attic conversion company in Cookham
Most garage conversion are completed with in two weeks, and disruption to the household is kept to a minimum. All carpets and flooring are fully covered before commencement of work. All rubbish and debris are taken away on completion of the conversion or extension.
Free Garage conversion Consultation
We offer free garage conversion consultations, free quotations and a totally professional service from start to finish. If you want to convert your attic, or need insulation added to your current conversion, renovate or refurbish your house, kitchen or just anything, then call us on 020 3389 8528.
Why Choose CC Top Builders Contractors in London?
- Specialists in garage conversion in garage conversion area.
- General Building Work including extensions, sheds etc.
- 10+ years experience.
- Architect Certificate of Compliance (if requested).
- Top quality Velux windows used.
- Dormer windows also available.
- Custom made stairs supplied and installed.
- Choice of wood or plastered finish.
- Most attics completed in under 8 days.
- Full job, start to finish, including plumbing and electrics.
- En-suites installed if required.
- Hip Roof Extensions (subject to planning permission).
- All rubbish taken away on completion of your attic.
- RSJs installed.
- References available on request.
- Free no-obligation quotes.
- Excellent rates.
- Fully Insured.
- See our gallery of pictures for ideas.
- Just want a Velux Window installed? No problem, we can supply and install a Velux in your kitchen or attic.
Nearby areas we cover:kitchen refurbishment near Cookham, SL6 9
house renovation near Cookham Rise, SL6 9
kitchen refurbishment near Hawks Hill, SL8 5
home improvement near Bourne End, SL8 5
renovation near Widmoor, SL1 8
kitchen renovation near Cores End, HP10 0
home improvement near Wooburn, HP10 0
property refurbishment near Maidenhead Court, SL6 8
refurbishment company near Hedsor, HP10 0
bathroom renovations near Berghers Hill, HP10 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you should be really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some clues as to exactly what the best rate is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of numerous items that could be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s easy for builders to give you the details of a few clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing customers. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of